Peru: Ginger, pitahaya, and pecan have greater agro-export potential

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Published Feb 23, 2024

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Peru's exports reached US$64,355 million in 2023, primarily driven by agricultural products and minerals. The Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Teresa Mera, anticipates further growth in 2024, particularly in mining-related goods and agro-exports, including the rising export of ginger. However, the growth of exports to Asia faces challenges due to access restrictions for many products in Asian markets and lengthy procedures required by health and safety authorities. Despite these challenges, the president of the Association of Agricultural Producers Guilds of Peru sees potential in the export of ginger, pitahaya, pecans, and cherries.
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( Peru leads the exports of various agricultural products and remains among the leading exporters of minerals. But, this is not the only focus of the country, since every year the potential for more goods increases, as shown by data from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur). Despite the global and national situation in 2023, shipments abroad grew and reached US$64,355 million. It is expected that in 2024 the numbers will continue to advance. At the end of last year, the main exports were made up of agricultural products such as grapes and blueberries, as well as minerals such as copper and gold, which account for almost half of the country's total exports (49%). For the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Teresa Mera, these are not the only goods that should be in the spotlight, since in 2024 it is expected that progress will continue in two types of products: some related to the development of mining activity and others in agro-exports. Mera sees an ...
Source: Agraria
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